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‘The Incredibles’ sequel is happening and also ‘Cars’ but we’re way more excited about The Incredibles

‘The Incredibles’ sequel is happening and also ‘Cars’ but we’re way more excited about The Incredibles

By | March 18, 2014 at 3:34 pm | One comment

A sequel to the heavily praised and now cult-followed animated feature The Incredibles is most certainly in the works, according to Walt Disney Company chairman Bob Iger, who told shareholders today there’s also a third Cars flick in development. The news of The Incredibles...

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Chris Tucker talks tax problems, Michael Jackson and more at Gilda’s LaughFest

Chris Tucker talks tax problems, Michael Jackson and more at Gilda’s LaughFest

By | March 15, 2014 at 11:36 pm | One comment

GRAND RAPIDS -- Ever since news broke in 2009 that he owed the government a few million in back taxes, comedian Chris Tucker unfortunately became a constant presence on TMZ instead of on the big screen or on stand-up stages. In 2007 he starred in the third and what would become...

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Comedian AJ Finney snags Best of Midwest title and $2,500 at Gilda’s LaughFest

Comedian AJ Finney snags Best of Midwest title and $2,500 at Gilda’s LaughFest

By | March 13, 2014 at 6:46 pm | No comments

GRAND RAPIDS -- After performing three sets in two different rooms -- Dr. Grins and an adjacent showroom -- Missouri-based comedian AJ Finney snagged the $2,500 grand prize at Gilda's LaughFest Best of the Midwest Competition last night. Underwritten by Wolverine Worldwide...

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Comedy Central greenlights Key and Peele animated series, expands fourth season

Comedy Central greenlights Key and Peele animated series, expands fourth season

By | March 12, 2014 at 12:23 pm | No comments

On the heels of a stellar third season of Keegan Michael-Key and Jordan Peele’s hit sketch comedy show, Comedy Central is wisely doubling down on the massively popular duo. The network announced today that they’re not only expanding Key & Peele’s already-announced fourth...

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Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

Laughspin Podcast, episode 88: Harold Ramis, Jimmy Fallon, SXSW

By | February 26, 2014 at 5:57 pm | No comments

In a new episode of The Laughspin Podcast, Mike and I pay homage to Harold Ramis, who died at the age 69. The legendary comedy writer, director and actor gave us classic flicks like Animal House, Ghostbusters, Groundhog Day, Stripes, Meatballs and the list goes on. He’ll truly...

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Comedian Eugene Mirman posts second White House petition, asking Obama to call Uganda president a ‘ding-dong-boob-poopy’

Comedian Eugene Mirman posts second White House petition, asking Obama to call Uganda president a ‘ding-dong-boob-poopy’

By | February 26, 2014 at 3:01 pm | No comments

As a response to his original White House petition being removed from the government’s Web site, comedian Eugene Mirman has just launched a revised version. Yesterday, Mirman launched a petition requesting that President Barack Obama tell Uganda “to go fuck themselves.”...

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Whoopi Goldberg releases Web series on YouTube (Videos)

Whoopi Goldberg releases Web series on YouTube (Videos)

By | February 25, 2014 at 4:56 pm | No comments

Comedian and The View co-host Whoopi Goldberg unveiled two videos today on YouTube, part of a new Web series called Rollin’ With Whoopi. If the first two episodes are indicative of the entire series, the premise of Rollin’ With Whoopi is quite simple: Goldberg, along with...

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Comedy about Dennis Rodman and North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un is happening, because what’s funnier than human rights violations?

Comedy about Dennis Rodman and North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un is happening, because what’s funnier than human rights violations?

By | February 24, 2014 at 11:17 am | 3 comments

What’s funnier than a dictator-led country, whose government enslaves hundreds of thousands of its citizens in labor camps – children included! – publicly executes people for owning a Bible and maintains no freedom of the press? Well, Tim Story, director of such hits like...

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Comedian gets kneed in the groin on stage by professional wrestler (Video)

Comedian gets kneed in the groin on stage by professional wrestler (Video)

By | February 18, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 6 comments

I’ve seen a lot of comedian-vs-heckler situations both in person and online. But this is certainly a new spin. While he was headlining a show on Jan. 18 at Hampton’s Vaudeville Café in Chattanooga, TN comedian Grant Lyon was kneed in the groin by a professional wrestler. By...

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